Giuli Alasania

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Giuli Alasania

Giuli Givis asuli Alasania (Georgian: გიული გივის ასული ალასანია) (born November 11, 1946 in Tbilisi), a Georgian historian and public figure, Doctor of Sciences (1987), Professor (1991), Vice-Rector of the International Black Sea University (IBSU) in Tbilisi, Head of the Stewardship Council and Professor of the University Of Georgia (UG), former Georgian University of Social Sciences (GUSS), Fellow of the World Academy of Art & Science (WAAS, USA) since 2009. She is mother of Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili.

She is a founder and President of the International Association "The Georgian Culture in Georgia and Abroad", organizer of many important cultural and scientific events.

Prof. Alasania graduated from the Faculty of Oriental Studies of the Tbilisi State University (1969) and in 1973 received a Ph.D. degree in History. In 1987 received a degree of a Doctor of Historical Sciences (Dr.Habil.). In 1989-2006 she was Head of the Department of Source Studies of the Javakhishvili Institute of History and Ethnology (Tbilisi). Since 1990 she is a Professor of the Tbilisi State University. She is author of more than 100 scientific-research papers and about 10 monographs in the fields of the source studies of history of Georgia and the Caucasus, history of the Georgian culture, national self-determination.

Prof. Alasania is a Board of Trustees Member of the Nizami Ganjavi International Center which been founded 2012, and aimed to promote tolerance, dialogue and understanding. Nizami Ganjavi International Center is a regional center for learning and acknowledged global leader for the promotion of shared societies.

Prof. Alasania is a member of the Commission on the Sources of the History of Georgia of the Presidium of the Georgian National Academy of Sciences and member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal "Central Asia and the Caucasus" (Sweden). She is also an Honorary Fellow of the American School of Genealogy, Heraldry and Documentary Sciences (United States), whose certificate program is accredited by the College of Teachers, U.K.

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  • Alasania Giuli.- The Encyclopedia "Sakartvelo" ("Georgia"), vol. I, Tbilisi, 1997, p. 90 (in Georgian).

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